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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

DMS Faculty& Advisory Board

The DMS Faculty at Montgomery College, welcome you to this exciting career in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.  Both the clinical and the didactic courses in the sonography program are taught by qualified, experienced sonographers. All our faculty are active in clinical practice and continuing medical education. The sonographers, vascular technologists, echocardiographers, and physicians who teach in the program are credentialed, dedicated individuals committed to excellence in teaching, and are at the forefront of education in their respective fields.

For more information, please contact:
Sharare Jones
Phone: (240) 567-5563
E-mail address:

Meet the Faculty

Linda Zanin, EdD, RDMS

Program Coordinator Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Program Director General Sonography

Matt Theis, RVT

Program Director Vascular Technology
Clinical Coordinator Vascular Technology

Pamela Valdivia, RDCS

Program Director Echocardiography
Clinical Coordinator Echocardiography

Lee Shryock, RDMS

Clinical Coordinator General Sonography 

Linda Hughes, RDCS


Clinical Faculty

Connie Wesley RDMS

General Sonography Faculty
Clinical Faculty  

Simin Biria, RVT

Clinical Faculty  

Margaret Lasota, RDCS

Pediatric Echocardiography Faculty  

Debbie Pavelik , RDCS  

Adult Echocardiography Faculty & Clinical Faculty 
Suella Jones, RDMS
Breast Sonography Faculty

Michelle Haines, RDMS  

General Sonography Faculty & Clinical Faculty  
Anca Hurubeanu , RVT, RDCS
Clinical Faculty

Biruk Teklehaymanot, RDCS

Clinical Faculty

Joyce Yang, RDMS  

Lab Instructor
Gil Acosta MD, RVT, RPVI
Physics Instructor
Sharare Jones
Administrative Aide, DMS, RT, and SG Programs


Meet the Advisory Board

Dr. Brian S. Garra, MD

Medical Director, Diagnostic Medical Sonography


Dr. Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD

Author, Faculty, Wake Forest University

Glynis Harvey, CAE

Chief Executive Officer, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Beth Werner, RDCS, RDMS, RVT

Inteleos (ARDMS)


Becky Grove BS, RDMS, RDCS

Chief Sonographer, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Karen Alton, RDMS, RVT


Staci Smith

Manager, Medical Imaging - Holy Cross Germantown Hospital


Gail Garra, RDMS, RVT

Chief Sonographer, Sibley Memorial Hospital


Joe Williamson, RDMS, RVT

Chief Sonographer, Shady Groove Adventist Hospital


Suella Jones, RDMS

Sonograpy, Washington Hospital Center

Bruce Dietric

Radiology Operations Manager, Childrens National Medical Center


Mary Hughes, RDMS

Chief Sonographer, Community Radiology

 Jeanne Sanders
 Vice President for Operations, Center for Vascular Medicine
 Steve Woods
 NFIB Senior Vice President of State Operations - Public Member

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Montgomery County, MD


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